Red Bull have denied reports that Formula 1 world champion Sebastian Vettel's early season struggles were due to his car having a bent chassis.
The 26-year-old German was given a ‘new' chassis for last weekend's Spanish Grand Prix in Barcelona and charged to fourth despite starting 15th following a five-place penalty for a gearbox change.
Media reports in Germany suggested the previous chassis, while supposedly no different to the replacement that was used in pre-season testing, was bent but the team said there was no evidence of that.
'The ‘old' chassis has not been found to be distorted,' chief engineer Paul Monaghan said in response to a query.
'The investigation is...
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